Library News

DUCE Library celebrates the International Women’s day

DUCE Library women celebrated the International Women’s day in three consecutive days, from 6th to 8th March 2024. The event were also attended by the Director of the Library Services, Dr. Dativa Shilla and other library staff. During the event, women were urged to use their knowledge and skills as assets for investment for the development of the nation and the welfare of the society.


Installation of computers at the Library computer lab

In January 2024, DUCE Library received 34 computers through HEET project support. These computers were installed at the DUCE library computer Lab for enabling library users access electronic resources and information services such as Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC), data bases and periodicals. 


Installation of computer for OPAC uses in the Library

DUCE Library has installed three computers situated at the circulation desk. The computers were located mainly for helping users to access Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC). The system allows users to search and locate bibliographic records of library materials by title, author, subject, or keyword.


Library team trains DUCE academic staff on turntin

On 18th to 19th March 2024, Library team trained DUCE academic staff on Turntin for safeguarding academic integrity. The team oriented the participants on various topics such as exploring and understanding academic integrity, safeguarding academic integrity, Turnitin feedback studio and Turnitin similarity report.


Library team participated in the workshop that aimed at developing and uploading digital materials on learning management systems for blended mode. The event was conducted at ADEM - Bagamoyo, from 31st March to 2nd April 2023. With blended mode instructors can provide both online educational materials and physical interactions in classrooms.


The College Library now binds new damaged books, periodicals and journals using a newly purchased gigantic book binder. From now onwards, the Library does not have to engage private providers to bind its damaged materials. Already some Library staff have been trained to operate the binder. The binding process involves sewing or adhering torn pages in place and reinforcing the spines of the books


 On 19th June 2023, DUCE Library received donation (books) from Japan under The Read Project.